Through Hired tech talent can ‘auction’ themselves for jobs

hired.comUS startup Hired launches its service in New York tomorrow where tech talent such as developers, engineers and data scientists can find jobs at tech companies by ‘auctioning’ themselves.

Tech companies bid on these people and have to be upfront about salary, equity options and signing bonus. Hired comes to NYC after launching in Silicon Valley; according to the company, there are more than 5,000 unfulfilled tech jobs in NYC. Continue reading

Connect+Convert opens the web doors of perception

connect+convertDigital agency NotOnlyButAlso has launched its first online product Connect+Convert, a tool that lets customers know which companies have been looking at their website and how to connect with them.

Named after a 1960s BBC comedy show starring the loved and departed Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, NotOnlyButAlso was founded in 2002 and has worked with clients such as the BBC, Five TV, Virgin Media and Turner Broadcasting across design and interactive channels. Continue reading

Birds Eye launches ‘social media-inspired’ potato shapes

Mr potato head black and white 2Today’s fatuous press release goes to Birds Eye that has launched Mashtags, an ‘innovative new product inspired by social media’.

Mashtags are apparently made from quality British potatoes and their shapes included the hashtag, @ symbols and those much-loved emoticons. Continue reading

Howl for a spontaneous night out in London… and beyond

howl_logoThe last time I put the word ‘Howl’ and ‘London’ together was in 1982 when I went to see the vastly overrated movie An American Werewolf in London with some mates of mine.

Fortunately things have moved on in the past three decades and juxtaposing the words ‘Howl and London’ means a very different experience when getting your mates together to go out in London or other global cities. Continue reading